Academic Calendar

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SEPTEMBER (19 Instructional Days)
3 Tuesday  Faculty and Staff Planning Day
4 Wednesday  First Day of Classes for Students Dismissal at 12:30 PM
5 Thursday  First Full Day of Classes for Students at 3:00 PM
6 Friday Second Full Day of Classes Dismissal at 3:00 PM
15 Sunday Catechetical Sunday
OCTOBER  (22 Instructional Days)
9 Wednesday Rosary Rally
14 Monday Columbus Day – Academies/Parish Schools Closed
15 Tuesday  TerraNova Standardized Testing Program Begins
23 Wednesday Catholic Education Summit with Bishop DiMarzio
25 Friday TerraNova Standardized Testing Program Ends
NOVEMBER (17 Instructional Days + 1 Professional Day)
1 Friday  All Saints Day–Holy Day of Obligation
8 Friday  EPAC Deanery PD Day – Academies/Parish Schools Closed
9 Saturday  TACHS – Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools
11 Monday  Veterans’ Day Observance– Academies/Parish Schools Closed
16 Saturday  TACHS Make-Up
27 Wednesday Thanksgiving Recess Dismissal at 12:30 PM
28-29 Thurs. – Fri.  Thanksgiving Recess – Academies/Parish Schools Closed
DECEMBER (14 Instructional Days)
2 Monday First Trimester Ends
3 Tuesday  Second Trimester Begins
4-6 Wed.-Fri.  Report Card Distribution Period
9 Monday Feast of the Immaculate Conception –Academies/Parish Schools Closed
20 Friday Christmas Recess Begins (Full Day of School)
24 Tuesday  Christmas Eve
25 Wednesday Christmas Day
JANUARY (18 Instructional Days + 1 Professional Day)
6 Monday  Classes resume
15 Wednesday Catholic High Schools Mail Acceptance Notifications
17 Friday EPAC Deanery DATA Day – Academies/Parish Schools Closed
20 Monday  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Academies/Parish Schools Closed
26 Sunday  National Catholic Schools Week begins
27 Monday  Bishops Begin Visits for Catholic Schools Week
FEBRUARY (15 Instructional Days)
17-21 Mon.-Fri. Mid-Winter Recess – Academies/Parish Schools Closed
24 Monday  Classes Resume
26 Wednesday Ash Wednesday
MARCH (22 Instructional Days)
17 Tuesday  Second Trimester Ends
18 Wednesday  Third Trimester Begins
18-20 Wed.-Fri. Report Card Distribution Period
25-26 Wed.-Thurs.  NYS Grades 4, 6 & 7 English Language Arts Tests
APRIL  (15 Instructional Days)
8 Wednesday  Easter Recess Begins (Full Day of School)
9 Thursday Holy Thursday
10 Friday  Good Friday
11 Saturday Holy Saturday
12 Sunday  Easter Sunday
13-17 Mon.-Fri.  Easter Recess
20 Monday  Classes Resume
21-22 Tues.-Wed. NYS Grades 4, 6 & 7 Mathematics Tests
MAY (19 Instructional Days + 1 Professional Day)
15 Friday EPAC Deanery PD Day – Academies/Parish Schools Closed
18 Monday NYS Grades 4 & 8 Science Performance Tests May Begin
21 Thursday Ascension Thursday – Academies/Parish Schools Open
25 Monday  Memorial Day – Academies/Parish Schools Closed
29 Friday Last day to administer the NYS Grades 4 & 8 Science Performance Tests
JUNE  (15 Instructional Days)
1 Monday NYS Grades 4 & 8 Science Written Tests
11 Thursday First Possible Day for “Step-up” Ceremonies
12 Friday First Possible Day for 8th Grade Graduation
22 Monday Earliest Possible Day for School Closing
26 Friday Latest Day for School Closing